Lent is drawing to a climax. Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter will soon be upon us. Here is information that will help with your Holy Week engagement with parishioners.
Bishop David Bard celebrates the creativity of Michigan United Methodists ministering in the shadow of the coronavirus crisis. He offers new possibilities for Easter worship during this ongoing stay-at-home season.
Both bishop and governor have encouraged Michiganders to stay-at-home. We are finding that church really does happen outside the building.
The Rev. Christy Miller White joined the Conference staff on March 1. She hit the ground running offering ministry resources for youth ministry during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Bishop David Bard is recommending that Michigan United Methodist Churches refrain from all in-person gatherings for the remainder of March. May we remain bound together in the Spirit of love. Here is a transcript of the Bishop’s video message … Dear Friends in Christ, what a difference a few days or even a… Continue Reading Bishop’s appeal to suspend gatherings
On March 7, The Michigan Annual Conference became the 3rd annual conference to advance a petition, “Reconciliation and Grace through Separation and Restructuring.” The only U.S. conference to do so.
The Michigan Conference joins in response to the coronavirus. Bishop Bard supports these personal and local church measures to support health and healing.
Bishop David Bard calls Michigan United Methodists to pray for those affected by the coronavirus outbreak. He urges churches to be aware of precautions to take if the outbreak spreads.
AC members who gathered in Acme last May will gather again in Albion on March 7 for a special session. Under consideration is the forwarding of Protocol legislation on to the 2020 General Conference
A special session of the Michigan Annual Conference has been called on March 7th to consider forwarding Protocol legislation on to GC 2020. Members must be registered by March 2.